[ adjective ] (law) decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice
"a judicial decision"
Used in print(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)
I was having lunch not_long ago ( apologies to N._V._Peale ) with three distinguished historians ( one specializing in the European Middle_Ages , one in American history , and one in the Far_East ) , and I asked them if they could name instances where the general mores had been radically changed with `` deliberate speed , majestic instancy '' ( Francis_Thompson 's words for the Hound_of_Heaven 's pursuit ) by judicial fiat .
[ adjective ] (law) belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge